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Ruth Lorene Deweese 1944 – 2016

| February 11, 2016
Ruth Lorene Deweese 1944 – 2016

Ruth Lorene Deweese, 71, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 10, 2016 at her home after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Both visitation and service will be held at Friendship Baptist Church in Boyd off Hwy 51. Visitation is Friday, Feb. 12 from 6-8 p.m. and Funeral Service on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 10:30 am.
Lorene was born May 3, 1944, in Wharton Co., Texas.
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Walter Eugene Smith 1932 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Walter Eugene Smith 1932 – 2016

Walter Eugene Smith, 83, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 in Azle.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016 at Christway Baptist Church in Springtown.
Walter was born April 25, 1932 in Blue Mountain, Mississippi to Charles E. and Minta Clark Smith. They both preceded him in death along with one son, Terry Smith.
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Shirley Jane Kimberlin 1935 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Shirley Jane Kimberlin 1935 – 2016

Shirley Jane Kimberlin passed away on Jan. 24, 2016.
Shirley was born April 18, 1935 in Harris Station, Tennessee to Cecil D. and Nina Mae. Shirley met Yandell Kimberlin and later married him on October 30, 1952. It was true love. They raised a beautiful family together.
While her entire family and friends are greatly saddened by Shirley’s death, they are comforted to know that she is now reunited with her family that passed before her.
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Clifford Kent Bragg 1953 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Clifford Kent Bragg 1953 – 2016

Clifford Kent Bragg, 62, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Springtown.
Funeral Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Azle. Visitation: 5 -7p.m. Friday at White’s Funeral Home, Springtown. Interment at Goshen Cemetery following the service.
Memorials: In lieu of flowers the family is establishing a Cliff Bragg Leadership Scholars Memorial Fund.
Cliff was born March 29, 1953, in Kearney, Nebraska, to the late Leroy and Rose Bragg. In 1969 he and his high school sweetheart, Vicki, fell in love, married and spent their lives treasuring each other. Cliff was a devoted grandfather, enjoying and supporting all the grandchildren’s activities.… Read the rest

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Jerry Thomas Fisher 1946 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Jerry Thomas Fisher 1946 – 2016

Jerry Thomas Fisher, 69, passed away Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 in Weatherford. A memorial service is to be held at a later date.
Jerry was born Feb. 22, 1946 in Fort Worth to Thomas Fisher and Ethel Maroon Fisher. His father preceded him in death. He was retired from the U.S. Navy; was a Deputy Sheriff and longtime supporter of the Sheriff’s Association. Jerry loved fishing, the hill country, nature, the ocean and building things; but, most of all his rescue dog, Point.
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Elvis Franklin Pressley 1959 – 2016

| February 4, 2016
Elvis Franklin Pressley 1959 – 2016

Elvis Franklin Pressley, 56, a loving and faithful husband, father, brother and grandfather, passed away, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Memorial Service was held at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, at Alexander’s Midway Chapel, Springtown.
Elvis was born Feb. 10, 1959 in Rockhill, South Carolina to James Henry and Pearl Almer Sweat Pressley.
They both preceded him in death along with two brothers, Jerry and James Jr. Pressley.
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Richard Curtis Porter 1965 – 2016

| January 28, 2016

Richard Curtis Porter passed away on Jan. 17, 2016.
Richard was born March 15, 1965 in Pensacola, Florida. His family was everything to him. Richard will be truly and deeply missed, but never forgotten, as we will always hold him dearly in our hearts.
Survivors include; brother Cary, and father, Jack Porter, wife Donna, four children, nephews, and nieces and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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Barry E. Fitzgerald 2016

| January 28, 2016
Barry E. Fitzgerald 2016

Barry E. Fitzgerald, 59, was called home early to be with the Lord on Jan. 22, 2016 after a sudden illness.
Visitation and viewing was held from 6-8 p.m. on Monday at Biggers Funeral Home.
Barry lived a full life and was an avid racer at Texas Race Way in Kennedale, Texas. He also loved restoring old muscle cars and won first place showing his 1976 Trans Am this past summer in Springtown.
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Marian Jean Thrower 1935 – 2016

| January 21, 2016
Marian Jean Thrower 1935 – 2016

Marian Jean Thrower, 80, of Springtown, passed away Jan. 13, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Jean was born on May 22, 1935 in Malden, Missouri to H.R. and Mable Edmonston. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include husband of 38 years, Jerry “J.T.” Thrower; son, Michael Minson; daughter Nina Bellah and husband Kirk Bellah; and grand- daughter Kayla Bellah.
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John William “Bill” Lanier 1949 – 2016

| January 21, 2016
John William “Bill” Lanier 1949 – 2016

John William “Bill” Lanier, 66, of Azle, a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather passed away peacefully Jan. 13, 2016 in Azle after a 15-month battle with cancer.
Visitation was held Jan. 14 and funeral service was Jan. 15 at Biggers Funeral Home. Interment was at Azleland Cemetery.
Bill was born March 30, 1949 in Fort Worth and lived in Azle all of his life.
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